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Old 11-21-2009, 12:15 PM   #1
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Default Eibach "Sportline" springs & alignment

I just bought and am about to install next weekend The sportline eibach springs, i was wondering what i should use to do the re-alignment? I know eibach offers a kit, but i want to make sure im doing this correctly.
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Old 11-21-2009, 01:45 PM   #2
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If you really want it done correctly, your car will need to visit an alignment shop. And with the Sportlines, you'll want to make sure to get a good set of c/c plates (some here have said the three bolt ones are crap so you might look into a four bolt design, Steeda and Max Motorsports both offer those, there may be others I'm not thinking of) and a bumpsteer kit (fancy name for tie-rod ends). Without those parts, it's my understanding that a proper alignment is near impossible. I've heard an alignment can be done with a tape measure, but that just sounds like an "eyeball" way of doing it. An alignment rack will get your car dialed in so you have no problems whatsoever.

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Old 11-21-2009, 02:49 PM   #3
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I have a buddy with an alignment rack...Will that do the trick...Or do i still need caster/camber plates as well???

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Old 11-21-2009, 02:51 PM   #4
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With the Sportlines i believe you will need both.
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i am running just caster camber plates with my sport lines but i would suggest getting shorter shocks and struts

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get the c/c plates and just get a regular alignment. you should be all set after that.

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i suggest getting a bumpsteer kit. my car with my sportlines wants to steer itself all the damn time and is really annoying.

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To do the job RIGHT you need:

Aftermarket shocks/struts (i would get them at foxbody length)
caster camber plates
bump steer kit

Sprotlines are some of the lowest springs you can buy.
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